Average Salary for University of Maryland (UMD) Employees

Operating out of College Park, Md., University of Maryland (UMD) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Research Scientist. The typical salary at University of Maryland (UMD) is $66K annually. What you do at the company influences pay for University of Maryland (UMD) workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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University of Maryland (UMD) typically pays:
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Employer: University of Maryland (UMD)
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Research Scientist (3)
$41,553 - $110,132  
[-]Research Scientist (3)
Salary$41,905 - $101,968  
Total Pay$41,553 - $110,132  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$50,191 - $104,213  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$51,053 - $103,530  
Total Pay$50,191 - $104,213  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (2)
$37,588 - $63,417  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (2)
Salary$38,977 - $64,456  
Total Pay$37,588 - $63,417  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
$87,899 - $220,305  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
Salary$89,858 - $207,531  
Total Pay$87,899 - $220,305  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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About This Company

1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


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Professors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $145K; Research Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $77K, followed by Assistant Professors earning $66K and Business Managers making $54K. Near the bottom at University of Maryland (UMD) are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, pulling in just around $50K.


Residents of Baltimore pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $104K per year; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC (around $87K) and the company's headquarter city of College Park (about $58K). By state, University of Maryland (UMD) pays its District of Columbia employees the most; the pay rate there is $87K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $51K. The largest fraction of University of Maryland (UMD) people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $63K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

University of Maryland (UMD) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $97K annually.


When it comes to skills, Research Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $85K. Program Management is regularly seen around here; one-eighth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Grant Writing, Data Analysis, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just two-fifths of workers. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for University of Maryland (UMD)


57 %
43 %
$35,250 - $81,389
$25,175 - $100,944
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$35,250 - $90,000
$66,866 - $102,047

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